MP 2993- WP 2261-WP 2253-WP 2265-MP 2007 and others stored just south of the Arkansas River near the RI depot. UP had several lines of locos in storage around LR-NLR at the time. MP 2993 will be... (more)
The westbound Bly Turn rolls along the Sprague River on a spring day in 1986.
The crew of the last log train operated on the OC&E poses after completing their final trip over the railroad. Capacity reductions at Weyerhaeuser's West Klamath sawmill had made the railroad redu... (more)
Penn Central's U33Cs were the first locomotives to be delivered from the factory in PC black, ordered by the PRR but arriving during PC's first month. On a winter afternoon, one-year-old 6553 and ... (more)
The carbody looks like a U25B, but this is an early U28B on the P&LE roster. This is likely the most utilitarian paint scheme that I've seen on any Class 1 or regional RR.
The final trainload of logs hauled by the OC&E is cresting Dairy Hill, 17 miles east of tie-up at Klamath Falls. The railroad was abandoned as part of capacity reductions at Weyerhaeuser's sawmill... (more)
Oregon, California & Eastern's westbound Bly Turn climbs Dairy Hill around 17 miles from tie-up at Klamath Falls. No one knew it at the time, but the railroad would cease hauling logs within two y... (more)
Of the three units SP painted up to celebrate our nations BiCentennial celebration this was considered the ugly duckling used mostly in local service as seen here near sunset at SP's LA area Dolor... (more)
Empty hoppers led by a U30C, SD40, and two more U30Cs pass the former NC&StL depot at Cowan as they head north between Chattanooga and Nashville.
A Roger Puta Photograph
The last loaded log train on Oregon, California & Eastern departs Bly for Klamath Falls. The railroad was abandoned a year later.
Once a high hood U23B, this ex-Southern U23B now works as the switcher for Dagsboro Materials.
OLATHE KS March 10 1979 -- UP U30C 2959 handles a mixed freight. Note someone cleaned select parts of the name and number on the nose.
A pair of Louisville & Nashville U-boats work their way through the yard in Loyall, Kentucky. U25B 1623, built in 1964, is partnered with 1973-vintage U23B 2713.
A Conrail freight train led by a long-hood front U23B (so it's facing forward believe it or not, these units were known as "Long Snauters") passes through Princeton Junction on April Fool's Day 19... (more)